Bangladesh to remove Jihad from madrasa textbooks

Bangladesh to remove Jihad from madrasa textbooks

The new textbooks of the Bangladesh Madrasa Education Board will not contain any chapters with lessons on Jihad, for the first time since ever. The “Bangladesh Madrasa Education Board” – also known as the “Alia Madrasa Education Board” – is one of three types of madrasa education system in Bangladesh,... Continua »
How Europe was saved on 7th October 1571

How Europe was saved on 7th October 1571

In a.d.  622, Mohammed set out from Medina to conquer the whole Christian world for Allah by force of arms.  Within a hundred years, his successors had occupied and pillaged every Christian capital of the Middle East, from Antioch through North Africa (home of Saint Augustine) and Spain.  All that remained outside Allah’s... Continua »
A Bangladeshi view of ’47 partition

A Bangladeshi view of ’47 partition

In Bangladesh, 1947 is a distant memory, forgotten by most as if it were ancestral prehistory, erased by the bloody 1971 liberation war against Pakistan. It was June 16, 1971 when soldiers from the Pakistan army rounded up all the Hindu men in Jogisu village in the Rajshahi district, about... Continua »
In memory of the victims of July 1 Holey Artisan attack

In memory of the victims of July 1 Holey Artisan attack

Institutional Message of the Ambassador of Italy in Bangladesh, Mario Palma. Published on the Daily Star.   September 11, 2001, attack on Twin Towers in New York. We all remember the paralysing aesthetic of the live image of the attack on the second tower that the global news channels continued... Continua »
London and Turin twinned in a night of Peace and Tolerance

London and Turin twinned in a night of Peace and Tolerance

LONDON At least six people have been killed in the UK capital after a van ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge and attackers went on stabbing spree in the nearby Borough Market area before being shot dead by police. Another 48 people were also wounded in the attack late on... Continua »
Dozens Killed As 2 Attacks Target Coptic Christians In Egypt

Dozens Killed As 2 Attacks Target Coptic Christians In Egypt

At least 43 people were killed and more than 100 injured after suspected suicide bombings in two different Egyptian cities at Coptic Christian churches Sunday. The interior ministry said one of the explosions was a bombing in Mar Gerges church in Tanta, a city in the north of Egypt in... Continua »
Sweden, a peaceful and tolerant truck hits the crowd in Stockholm

Sweden, a peaceful and tolerant truck hits the crowd in Stockholm

A truck hit passers-by in a central street in the Swedish capital. A truck hit passers-by in a central Stockholm street, crashing near a department store, at the crossroads of the busiest shopping street in the Swedish capital. There are at least two confirmed dead, police said, which according to... Continua »